New Palestine Girls Varsity Softball

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History: Dragons complete softball championship three-peat

Coach Ed Marcum slowly walked around the field at Bittinger Stadium, taking photos and gazing at the scoreboard as many times as he could, just soaking in the moment. The scoreboard’s numbers featured the finish of the most dominant run in IHSAA softball tournament history, a 10-0 New Palestine victory over Yorktown. It clinched the first

Softball ready for State Finals

This weekend, the New Palestine softball team will do something only four other programs in Indiana history have done – play in a third consecutive IHSAA State Finals. The Dragons are seeking to become the first to win three straight titles. Ranked No. 1 all season in Class 3A, New Palestine (28-3) takes on No. 7

Softball State Finals pre-sale starts Tuesday

Tickets for the IHSAA softball State Finals will be on sale from 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday through Friday in the New Palestine athletic office. Tickets are $10 and may be paid for via cash or checks made out to NPHS. The Dragons will play Yorktown at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 8 in the IHSAA Class 3A

Softball returns to State Finals for third straight year

The New Palestine softball team will finish its season in a familiar spot – the IHSAA State Finals. They’ll do so against a familiar foe, as the Dragons will face Hoosier Heritage Conference rival No. 7 Yorktown in the 4:30 p.m. championship game June 8 at Bittinger Stadium in West Lafayette. The top-ranked Dragons earned their

Softball takes semistate opener

Three batters into the game, the New Palestine softball team had taken a multi-run lead in Saturday’s semistate at Jasper. The Dragons never let up, beating Silver Creek 10-0 in six innings to clinch a spot in Saturday’s 7 p.m. semistate championship game. No. 1 NP (27-3) will face No. 4 Danville (26-3). Danville beat Heritage Hills

Softball set for semistate

For the third consecutive year, the New Palestine softball team heads to Jasper for the IHSAA Class 3A semistate. The top-ranked Dragons take on Silver Creek in the 11 a.m.semifinal game Saturday morning at the Jasper softball field, which is located behind Jasper High School. Silver Creek advanced to the semistate with a 6-1 victory

Softball rolls into semistate

The New Palestine softball team continued its state tournament march Tuesday, taking an early lead and rolling to an 11-1 six-inning victory over No. 6 Northview. The victory gave the top-ranked Dragons their third consecutive regional championship and the 10th in school history. The Dragons (26-3) advance to Saturday’s Jasper semistate, where they will play

Softball slams path to sectional title

The New Palestine softball team punctuated its fourth straight sectional championship the only way it knew how – with a grand slam. Emily O’Connor walloped a grand slam – her 16th homer of the year – to cap an 11-0 five-inning victory over Indian Creek and clinch the Dragons’ 14th sectional title in school history. It’s

Softball blasts way into sectional final

The New Palestine softball team used two homers and its trademark relentless offensive attack Wednesday to beat Connersville 11-1 and advance to the New Palestine sectional final. The Dragons will face Indian Creek at 6 p.m. Thursday in the title game on the NPHS softball field. The Dragons had two homers and two doubles among

Softball slams path to second round

The New Palestine softball team hit two grand slams in the same inning Monday in a 21-1 victory over Beech Grove in the sectional opener. The Dragons (23-3) advance to face Connersville in Tuesday’s 7 p.m. semifinal at NPHS. Rushville will face Indian Creek in the 5 p.m. semifinal. The championship game is slated for Thursday